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It’s the English class you didn't know you missed and the meaningful conversations you didn't know you craved. Join Vanessa Zoltan and Casper ter Kuile as they bring thought, reflection and laughter to Harry Potter; not just as novels, but as instructive and inspirational texts that will teach us about our own lives. Relive the magic chapter by chapter as they explore themes such as commitment, revenge and forgiveness. This podcast creates time in your week to think about life’s big questions. Because reading fiction doesn’t just help us escape the world, it helps us live in it.

Responsibility: The Whomping Willow (Book 2, Chapter 5)
11/22/2016, 5:40:00 PM
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Betrayal: The Midnight Duel (Book 1, Chapter 9)
7/16/2016, 1:29:00 AM
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Crisis: Hermione's Secret (Book 3, Chapter 21)
8/22/2017, 4:19:00 PM
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Season Four Announcements + Trailer
9/26/2017, 4:00:00 PM
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Family: Aunt Marge's Big Mistake (Book 3, Chapter 2)
4/4/2017, 7:25:00 PM
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Control: Dobby's Warning (Book 2, Chapter 2)
11/1/2016, 8:13:37 PM
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Being a Stranger: Diagon Alley (Book 1, Chapter 5)
6/18/2016, 12:55:00 AM
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Special Edition: The Live Show
3/14/2017, 9:24:00 PM
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Disappointment: The Worst Birthday (Book 2, Chapter 1)
10/25/2016, 7:57:00 PM
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Special Edition: Catching up on the Owl Post
8/20/2016, 10:42:20 AM
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Mercy: Owl Post (Book 3, Chapter 1)
3/28/2017, 5:05:00 PM
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Frustration: Grim Defeat (Book 3, Chapter 9)
5/23/2017, 4:00:00 PM
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Wrap-Up: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
3/7/2017, 8:08:08 PM
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Love: Owl Post Again (Book 3, Chapter 22)
8/29/2017, 3:51:51 PM
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Confusion: Mudbloods and Murmurs (Book 2, Chapter 7)
12/6/2016, 6:42:41 PM
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Loyalty: Cornelius Fudge (Book 2, Chapter 14)
1/24/2017, 5:13:00 PM
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Loneliness: The Vanishing Glass (Book 1, Chapter 2)
5/27/2016, 6:13:00 PM
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Commitment: The Boy Who Lived (Book 1, Chapter 1)
5/19/2016, 3:02:00 PM
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Curiosity: The Burrow (Book 2, Chapter 3)
11/8/2016, 10:45:00 PM
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Vulnerability: The Sorting Hat (Book 1, Chapter 7)
7/2/2016, 2:39:00 PM
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Awareness: The Invitation (Book 4, Chapter 3)
10/19/2017, 5:21:04 PM
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Love: Dobby's Reward (Book 2, Chapter 18)
2/21/2017, 9:21:00 PM
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Forgiveness: Talons and Tea Leaves (Book 3, Chapter 6)
5/2/2017, 4:11:41 PM
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Justice: The Dementors' Kiss (Book 3, Chapter 20)
8/15/2017, 4:08:00 PM
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Destiny: Through the Trapdoor (Book 1, Chapter 16)
9/10/2016, 1:48:12 PM
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Beauty: Bagman and Crouch (Book 4, Chapter 7)
11/16/2017, 5:16:00 PM
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Forgiveness: Owl Post with Professor Stephanie Paulsell
8/8/2017, 4:19:00 PM
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Humor: The Boggart in the Wardrobe (Book 3, Chapter 7)
5/9/2017, 4:08:00 PM
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Complaining: The Rogue Bludger (Book 2, Chapter 10)
12/27/2016, 9:47:00 PM
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Friendship: Halloween (Book 1, Chapter 10)
7/23/2016, 5:05:00 AM
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Special Edition: Owl Post and Rabbi Scott Perlo
2/28/2017, 10:33:00 PM
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Mystery: Back to the Burrow (Book 4, Chapter 4)
10/26/2017, 3:54:50 PM
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Love: The Man with Two Faces (Book 1, Chapter 17)
9/17/2016, 5:23:00 PM
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Instinct: The Riddle House (Book 4, Chapter 1)
10/5/2017, 4:39:08 PM
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Promises: The Potions Master (Book 1, Chapter 8)
7/9/2016, 1:33:00 AM
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Destruction: The Scar (Book 4, Chapter 2)
10/12/2017, 4:00:00 PM
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Acceptance: The Portkey (Book 4, Chapter 6)
11/9/2017, 7:56:47 PM
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Innocence: The Writing on the Wall (Book 2, Chapter 9)
12/20/2016, 6:43:00 PM
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A Brief Post-Election Note
11/14/2016, 11:33:00 PM
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Hospitality: The Leaky Cauldron (Book 3, Chapter 4)
4/18/2017, 4:01:02 PM
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Excellence: The Dueling Club (Book 2, Chapter 11)
1/3/2017, 6:34:35 PM
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Sanctuary: Aragog (Book 2, Chapter 15)
2/1/2017, 1:12:06 AM
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Secrets: The Knight Bus (Book 3, Chapter 3)
4/11/2017, 6:54:00 PM
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Attraction: Gilderoy Lockhart (Book 2, Chapter 6)
11/29/2016, 7:50:58 PM
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Wrap-Up: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
9/5/2017, 4:38:00 PM
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Optimism: The Patronus (Book 3, Chapter 12)
6/13/2017, 6:06:00 PM
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Foresight: The Dementor (Book 3, Chapter 5)
4/25/2017, 4:16:38 PM
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Hope: Nicolas Flamel (Book 1, Chapter 13)
8/13/2016, 11:41:56 AM
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Regret: The Forbidden Forest (Book 1, Chapter 15)
9/3/2016, 11:27:19 AM
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Imagination: Snape's Grudge (Book 3, Chapter 14)
6/27/2017, 4:30:46 PM
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Harry Potter and the Sacred Text - Teaser
3/21/2016, 10:39:03 PM
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Belonging: The Polyjuice Potion (Book 2, Chapter 12)
1/10/2017, 8:10:00 PM
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Wrap-Up: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
9/24/2016, 3:30:21 PM
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Pain: The Quidditch Final (Book 3, Chapter 15)
7/4/2017, 4:00:00 PM
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Season Two Teaser: The Worst Birthday
10/19/2016, 9:44:17 PM
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Special Edition: Owl Post and Sejal Patel
9/12/2017, 4:00:00 PM
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Fear: The Letters From No One (Book 1, Chapter 3)
6/3/2016, 9:18:00 PM
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Escape: The Marauder's Map (Book 3, Chapter 10)
5/30/2017, 3:59:00 PM
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Masculinity: Weasleys' Wizard Wheezes (Book 4, Chapter 5)
11/2/2017, 4:24:00 PM
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Cowardice: The Very Secret Diary (Book 2, Chapter 13)
1/17/2017, 6:14:24 PM
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Goals: Quidditch (Book 1, Chapter 11)
7/30/2016, 6:24:00 AM
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Desperation: Flight of the Fat Lady (Book 3, Chapter 8)
5/16/2017, 10:49:00 PM
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A Note from the Road
7/18/2017, 4:04:48 PM
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Charlottesville: Call it what it is
8/16/2017, 10:23:56 PM
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Special Edition: Extended Conversation with Chloe Angyal
5/9/2017, 11:02:53 PM
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[Explicit] Extra! Extra!: Blooper Reel
5/19/2017, 3:48:00 PM
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Season Three Announcement + Trailer
3/19/2017, 2:43:48 PM
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